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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 187 cases of coronavirus in Nigeria confirmed

Nigeria has recorded an additional 187 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on Wednesday, 17 March 2021.

According to the center, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 161,261 confirmed. The center also stated that 146,395 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

2,027 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Wednesday night, 17 March is 12,839.

Taking to its Twitter page, NCDC announced: 187 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-42 Taraba-29 Edo-17 Abia-13 Rivers-11 Kaduna-10 Katsina-9 Oyo-9 Kwara-7 Plateau-7 Ondo-5 Bayelsa-4 Cross River-4 Ogun-4 Osun-4 Akwa Ibom-3 Borno-3 Nasarawa-3

161,261 confirmed

146,395 discharged

2,027 deaths”

Jenny M
Jennifer Madunagu is a diction/phonetics instructor and also a creative writer. She loves seeing movies and enjoys reading books. To follow Jennifer Madunagu - Twitter: @Jmadunagu



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